Music holds the power to move the listener, and the Angelina College Chorale and East Texas Praise Symphony will stir emotions with its upcoming performance, “Music That Moves” in a spring concert scheduled to take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 at the Temple Theater on the AC campus.
Directed by Beckie Compton, the AC Chorale, featuring both students and special guests, will include in its program such powerful classics as “The Impossible Dream” (arr. by M. Hayes), “God Bless the USA” (arr. Schmidt, performed by baritone Joshua Robinson and tenor Matthew Oliver), “Thankful” (arr. M. Hayes, performed by soprano Shelby Brown, alto ReShonda Keys and tenor Colin Wise), “You Raise Me Up” (arr. B. Knight, performed by baritone Jad O’Connor, tenor Wise and alto Keys), “Hallelujah Chorus” (Handel), “O Sacred Head Now Wounded” (arr. J. Rouse, performed by violinist Ana Watts), “Pie Jesus” from Requiem (J. Rouse, performed by soprano Keren Debose), “How Can You Keep from Singing?” (Z. Randall Stroope, performed by Texas Two-Year All-State Students Shelby Brown, Omar Al- Mahmeed, Matthew Oliver, Jad O’Connor and Joshua Robinson) and “How Great Thou Art” (S.K. Hine, performed by soprano Christy Lombardozzi).
The Chorale is comprised of students, faculty members and guests, including the following: sopranos Sarah Barton, Jan Blackmon, Shelby Brown, Keren Debose, Mattie Fortenberry, Katy Johnson, Jazai Lee, Karen McBee, Kimberly Noble and Jessica Reynolds; tenors Omar Al-Mahmeed, Joe Jones, Michael Mendoza, Matthew Oliver, Stacy Perkins, Micah Shaffer and Colin Wise; altos LaQuisha Davis, Dana Forrest, Haley Holcombe, Justice Irvine, ReShonda Keys, Bethany Perez, Sandy Roberts, Alexia Morones-Sekino, Sarah Shaffer and Patty Donaldson; basses Herb Blackmon, Bryan Compton, Jad O’Connor, Joshua Robinson, John Smallwood and Ben Reynolds.
Accompanist will be Anna Harbuck.
Tickets for the performance are $4 for adults and $3 for seniors, students and children